Buddhism in the West
This is Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s complete and unedited public talk given at the Rigpa Paris-Levallois centre in France, on 8 March 2018. The fuller title was: ‘Buddhism in the West: The Challenges and Misunderstandings of our Times’.
In recent times both Buddhism and Buddhist teachers have come under growing criticism in the West. After several decades of students following the Dharma in the West, what have we got right and what have we got wrong?